Dec 30, 2014

Father and Daughter Go for Cutest Surf Ride Ever

Father and Daughter Go for Cutest Surf Ride Ever

Watch professional surfer Cory Lopez go for a ride with his adorable daughter Alana. Cory is an elite professional surfer and has been a top ranked contender on the ASP World Surfing circuit (ASP World Tour) for multiple years. He is considered by many to be one of the best ‘Free Surfers’ on the…

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Dec 30, 2014

This Time-Lapse Shows the Incredible Effort Behind Stop Motion Animation

This Time-Lapse Shows the Incredible Effort Behind Stop Motion Animation

At the end of the credits for the animated film, The Boxtrolls, there is bonus footage that shows the painstaking process of stop motion animation. Through time-lapse photography we get to see just how much work is required to bring the characters to life.

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Dec 29, 2014

Disassembling and Reassembling a Rolex Submariner

Disassembling and Reassembling a Rolex Submariner

WF&Co. head watchmaker Tony Williams shows you how this famous movement is taken apart and reassembled, demonstrating the intricacies of the Rolex calibre 3135.

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Dec 29, 2014

The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2014

The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2014

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic Top 100 at the end of the year (see last year’s top 100 here). It’s been an eventful year and I can’t wait to see what treasures next year will bring! Below you will…

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Dec 29, 2014

Engineers Retrofit a Tank with Jet Engines to Fight Oil Fires

Engineers Retrofit a Tank with Jet Engines to Fight Oil Fires

Hungarian engineers have created the ultimate fire extinguisher from a decommissioned Russian tank combined with the jets from a MiG-21 fighter jet. Known as the Big Wind, it’s capable of blowing powerful shots of water to stop oil fires in an instant.

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Dec 28, 2014

Scenes from The Wire: Then and Now

Scenes from The Wire: Then and Now

In honor of HBO’s re-release of The Wire—completely remastered in 16×9 full-frame HD—Baltimore Sun crime reporter Justin Fenton has been taking requests from people on Twitter and taking photos of present-day locations from the critically acclaimed television show. In honor of this #TheWireMarathon, tell me a filming location you'd like to see present…

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Dec 27, 2014

This is the Coolest Christmas Card Ever

This is the Coolest Christmas Card Ever

Birdbox Studio is an award-winning animation house based in London, England. For their clients and friends this year they created an incredible animated Christmas card with a neat little surprise at the end. What an awesome card design!

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